While many businesses have been forced to close as part of social distancing measures to reduce the risk of coronavirus, one entrepreneur’s poison is another’s meat and alongside covering how to get through the next six months, and detailing what’s happening in small business land in our series “From The Frontline“, as well as recognising… Read more »
Coronavirus continues to drive sales into Asia and Europe for South Australian hi-tech x-ray manufacturer Micro-X. The Adelaide-based company reported to the ASX last week that sales of its flagship lightweight mobile x-ray machine had reached $1.8 million for the quarter with $1 million worth of sales in 20 days. With almost four weeks of… Read more »
Ever wondered what balance of exercise, sleep, food and work delivers the best outcomes for your physical and mental health? A team of scientists led by researchers in South Australia is embarking on a four-year study to find out. The international team will use 200,000 data sources from Fitbits, activity monitors and time-use surveys linked… Read more »
A 25-year-old University of New South Wales medical student who launched a medtech startup to solve the problem of finding patients for clinical trials has just raised $6 million in Series A less than a year after launching. Manuri Gunawardena (pictured) is founder and CEO of HealthMatch, which is a bit like Tinder for… Read more »
Startup accelerator BlueChilli is launching a healthtech accelerator in Singapore, giving the Sydney-based venture a permanent HQ in the city-state. Founder Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin has partnered with the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry’s development agency, Enterprise Singapore, to launch the accelerator with an eye to the fact that the US$6.3 billion invested in 2018… Read more »
Founded by 24 year old medical student and ex-cancer patient Nikhil Autar, the Sydney startup was born out of both Autar’s own experiences while sick, and those of friends he lost to illness.
Aiming to bridge the information gap for patients needing a specialist doctor is Patient Connector.
MyMedKit was founded with the aim of simpiifying healthcare. As founder Joe Zhou put it, “People should be able to access medicines while sick at home with a touch of a button.”
We had a chat with the Slingshot Accelerator and HCF teams about everything HCF Catalyst and what kind of Startups and Scaleups HCF and Slingshot are looking for.
HotDoc has raised $5 million in a Series B funding round led by Right Click Capital, with participation from existing backers including AirTree Ventures.
An aspect of hospital TV dramas that’s somewhat true to life is staff relying on pagers as a key mode of communication. Medtasker wants to update this.
TALI Health provides engaging software platforms and game-based apps to assess and treat core childhood difficulties, such as inattention, and improve cognitive and academic performance.
MedCorp Technologies has developed a wearable to bridge a communication gap between doctors and patients
After seeing a close friend’s battle with cancer, Jacqui Savage decided she had the background and skills to try to do something she hopes will save lives.
Healthtech app Be A Looper aims to help those suffering from depression easily check in with their support loop
Be A Looper works by allowing each user to add up to five people to their support ‘Loop’. Users check in daily with a rating of how they’re feeling on a scale of one to five, with others in their loop also checking in.
With a focus on regional areas, telehealth startup Lysn connects people to vetted psychologists for video consultations
Looking to address both the stigma around mental health and the dearth of mental health professionals outside the major cities, Lysn is a telehealth service connecting patients to vetted psychologists.